In the midst of the deaths and depression caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the only ray of hope and survival is the vaccination campaign, and the government is constantly urging citizens to get their shots against the deadly disease.
People should also be aware that the registration process and third phase vaccination began on May 1, 2021. Everyone over the age of 18 must register at the CoWin portal at cowin.gov.in. People can also sign up using the Aarogya Setu app.
In the meantime, WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart tweeted in support of India, stating that the messaging platform has partnered with health workers to operate helplines on the app in the form of chatbots. One of them is the MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot, which was introduced in 2021 and has now been updated to assist you in finding a vaccination center.
Here we’ll show you how exactly you can locate the nearest vaccination center via WhatsApp by following these simple steps.
- First and foremost, a user must save the number +919013151515 in order to use the MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot.
- Then, begin chatting by writing “Namaste” and join the queue for a while, after which the user receives an automated response and is asked to send their PIN code.
- As soon as the user enters the six-digit code and presses the send button, the chatbot will send them a list of vaccination centers in their area which is the final step.
Users can also go to wa.me/919013151515, which will take them directly to the chatbot.
Also, in an effort to make things easier, tech companies such as Google have added a feature to Maps that allows users to locate the nearest COVID-19 vaccination center.
Aside from Google Maps, there are two other options for locating a nearby vaccine center. To locate a COVID-19 vaccination center using Google Maps, All you have to do is go to Google Maps and do a simple search for the center.
When you search for a COVID-19 vaccination centre on Google Maps, all vaccination centers near you will be displayed on the map. Surprisingly, Google Maps also indicates whether or not the centre is open.